The West Ham fans in the Transfer Tavern were intrigued when they spotted David Moyes on their television screens on Wednesday night. No, they hadn’t missed another fixture, but rather, it appears as though Moyes was casting an eye over one of the players of their Premier League rivals.
Chelsea took on Norwich City on Wednesday night in the FA Cup, and Moyes was a curious onlooker, much to the surprise of our resident Hammers.
However, now, several hours after the fact, the reasoning behind his visit has become clear. According to the Daily Mail, the Scotsman was there to watch Chelsea forward Michy Batshuayi, who was given a start by Antonio Conte.
Unfortunately, though, the Belgian was far from impressive. Though he managed to bag a goal for the Blues, that was the one consolation on what was an otherwise very poor night. He failed to stake a claim to rival Alvaro Morata for a starting berth long-term, and it’s unlikely that David Moyes was impressed by what he saw.
That’s a sentiment that is shared by the West Ham fans over on Twitter, too, with supporters taking to the site to deliver their verdict on the apparant Moyes target.
It’s fair to say that he’s not a popular man at the London Stadium, with fans urging David Moyes not to make a huge transfer mistake by signing the ‘dreadful’ forward.
Take a look at a few responses below…
— West Ham News/Views (@WHUFC_News_6) January 17, 2018
— Scott Dean (@sgtpepper72) January 17, 2018
Okay Hammers fans…
Batshuayi is in bad form. But it looks like he’s potentially joining us. He doesn’t look like the goalscorer we need at the moment, no confidence.
Do we think Moyes change him?
I mean look what he’s done with Arnautovic. Opinions?#whufc #COYI @ExWHUemployee
— David Wynn (@davidewynn) January 17, 2018
What we cannot get Batshuayi on loan? LOL
When we was told, we are going to the next level, I thought it was the next level up, not down? You got to laugh, or we would go crazy as West Ham fans.
— Jeff Hirst (@CLARETnBLUESguy) January 18, 2018
@ExWHUemployee we all saw David moyes at S B last night. Obviously watching Batshuayi. Would be Bats to sign that rubbish. Now young Cantwell of Norwich, what a future he has. Great surname!
— Aura Lightsleeper (@AuraLightsleep1) January 18, 2018
Batshuayi is a dreadful footballer. No control and little movement. Ho won earth did Chelsea pay €40m for him? I hope West Ham have sense to pass up on him…
— Len Scannell (@LenScannell) January 17, 2018
West Ham fans – thoughts?
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